Rebuilding the rushing attack must be a top priority for the Steelers

Behind the Steel Curtain
Rebuilding the rushing attack must be a top priority for the Steelers
Rebuilding the rushing attack must be a top priority for the Steelers

In 2011, the last time the Pittsburgh Steelers reached the Super Bowl, they finished 14th in the NFL in rushing yards per game at a respectable 118.9. The Steelers' have had some prolific offenses since then, including 2017 and 2018, when they finished 3rd and 2nd in total offense, respectively. But they have not finished higher than 14th in rushing since that 2011 season, averaging no more than 110 rushing yards per game in any of the subsequent eight years. This year, through ten games, the Steelers are on pace to average their lowest per game rushing total this century at a measly 80.7. There are many explanations for the Steelers' flagging run game. For starters, Ben Roethlisberger's rise

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